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Dialing back the Diamondback: UMD student newspaper goes weekly

Stacks of the Diamondback, the University of Maryland’s student newspaper, have been a common sight on the College Park, Md. campus for many, many years. 780 more words


Invite a poet to give your next commencement speech

Poet Mary Karr recently delivered the most awesome commencement speech ever.

Not that this is a category with a lot of tough competition. I cannot say I can remember anything from any commencement address I’ve ever heard. 745 more words

Viewpoint: Syracuse football should keep number 44 jersey retired

Believe it or not, there was a time — think mid 1950s through the 1960s — when Syracuse University athletics was recognized not for its basketball program, but for football. 590 more words


Viewpoint: Hate speech on Yik Yak is a Catch-22

While hate speech on college campuses shared through Yik Yak is detrimental to the students it affects, it also sheds light on clear, though often not discussed racism, homophobia, sexism, xenophobia and bias towards various individuals and student groups. 808 more words


Syracuse football bringing No. 44 out of retirement

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse is bringing back the football team’s famed No. 44.

The school made the announcement on Tuesday at a groundbreaking ceremony for Plaza 44, which will be constructed adjacent to the new Ensley Athletic Center. 255 more words


Ten Tons of Love

OCC’s students showed their generosity through their participation in the “Ten Tons of Love” program. Students moving out of residence halls donated unopened food, unwanted clothing and other reusable items in good condition. 89 more words

Onondaga Community College

15-20 Segment 1: Weight, Culture and Science


Synopsis: The cultural bias against obesity is often justified on health grounds. But recent studies show that people classified in the “overweight” BMI category actually have less mortality than normal weight people. 2,459 more words

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